More Joel on Software
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BeschreibungJoel, Apress, Blogs, and Blooks
...I was learning the hard way about how to be a publisher and probably spending way too much time looking at web sites and programming than I should have in response to that. Anyway, one day I came across this web site called , which was run by a guy with strong opinions and an unusual, clever writing style, along with a willingness to take on the conventional wisdom. In particular, he was writing this ongoing series about how bad most user interfaces were-mostly because programmers by and large knew, as Joel and I would say, using the same Yiddish-derived NYC vernacular that we both share, "bupkis" about what users really want. And I, like many, was hooked both by the series and the occasional random essay that Joel wrote. And then I had this epiphany: I'm a publisher, I like reading his stuff, why not turn it into a book?...
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- Gary Cornell, Cofounder, Apress
Since the release of the bestselling title Joel on Software in 2004, requests for a sequel have been relentless. So, we went back to the famed JoelonSoftware.com archives and pulled out a new batch of favorites, many of which have been downloaded over one million times. With Joel's newest book, More Joel on Software, you'll get an even better (not to mention updated) feast of Joel's opinions and impressions on software development, software design, running a software business, and so much more.
This is a new selection of essays from the author's web site, http://www.joelonsoftware.com.
Joel Spolsky started his weblog in March 2000 in order
- My First BillG Review
- Finding Great Developers
- A Field Guide to Developers
- Three Management Methods (Introduction)
- The Command and Control Management Method
- The Econ 101 Management Method
- The Identity Management Method
- The Perils of JavaSchools
- Talk at Yale
- Advice for Computer Science College Students
- Font Smoothing, Anti-Aliasing, and Subpixel Rendering
- A Game of Inches
- The Big Picture
- Choices = Headaches
- It's Not Just Usability
- Building Communities with Software
- Martian Headsets
- Why Are the Microsoft Office File Formats So Complicated?
- Where There's Muck, There's Brass
- Evidence-Based Scheduling
- Strategy Letter VI
- Can Your Programming Language Do This?
- Making Wrong Code Look Wrong
- Foreword to Eric Sink on the Business of Software
- Foreword to Micro-ISV: From Vision to Reality
- Hitting the High Notes
- Bionic Office
- Up the Tata Without a Tutu
- Rub a Dub Dub
- Top Twelve Tips for Running a Beta Test
- Seven Steps to Remarkable Customer Service
- Picking a Ship Date
- Camels and Rubber Duckies
- Five Whys
- Set Your Priorities
PortraitJoel Spolsky is a globally recognized expert on the software development process. His web site Joel on Software (JoelonSoftware.com) is popular with software developers around the world and has been translated into over 30 languages. As the founder of Fog Creek Software in New York City, he created FogBugz, a popular project management system for software teams. Joel has worked at Microsoft, where he designed Visual Basic for Applications as a member of the Excel team, and at Juno Online Services, developing an Internet client used by millions. He has written two books: User Interface Design for Programmers (Apress, 2001) and Joel on Software (Apress, 2004). Joel holds a bachelor's of science degree in computer science from Yale University. Before college, he served in the Israeli Defense Forces as a paratrooper, and he was one of the founders of Kibbutz Hanaton.
Untertitel: Further Thoughts on Diverse and Occasionally Related Matters That Will Prove of Interest to Software Developers, Designers, and Managers, and to Those Who, Whether by Good Fortune or Ill Luck, Work with Them in Some Capacity. 1st ed. Book. Sprache: Englisch.
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2008
Seitenanzahl: 324 Seiten